I would expect a late 2013 opening. It shouldn't take any longer than that.
Originally Posted by fifthrider
I loved T2:3D, I will miss it, but I will welcome something new.
.....I'm just not sure that Despicable Me is up to the task. Was it that popular? Even a box office failure like Waterworld was more popular just because of all the jokes people made about what an over budget movie it was. Despicable Me just seems kind of... Flat.
It made $543,113,985 at the global box office on a $69 million budget, and was generally well received. Saying a flop like Waterworld was more popular is... well... not accurate. And DM has a sequel on the way.
I wonder how long the USF and USJ versions will last. Japan and Florida both have huge projects that have nothing to do with the space T2 is in, so both are safe for at least the next few years.
the USF version is about to get some TLC (thanks to the Hollywood version closing). Personally what I have heard from people who are in the show is that for the next few years at least their jobs are safe.
Transformers, Potter, Springfield are opening between now and 2014.
After Potter opens i would expect a few other closures, but not T2.
Rides on the chopping block in Orlando:
So it is kind of a low priority right now.
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